The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 94 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.091% 1.15% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 1.17% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 30
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.76% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1062 1368 1319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 98.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1160 1135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 1 £29,000 -31.76% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Infor
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago